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Traffic stop results in drug, weapon charges

A vehicle search found drug paraphernalia and ammunition
Midland Police Service
Midland Police Service. Source: Facebook



On Oct. 12, 2017, the Midland Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a suspended driver on Highway 12 in the Town of Midland. Upon searching the vehicle, officers located drug paraphernalia and seven rounds of shogun ammunition inside of the vehicle.

A suspect was arrested and transported back to the Midland Police Service. The suspect was also found to be bound by a probation order. The suspect was released with a future court date.

Charged: Ryan Richard Smith, 38 years of age from Midland, Ont.


  1. possession of a schedule I substance - cocaine s. 4(1) CDSA
  2. careless storage of ammunition s. 86(1) CC
  3. fail to comply with probation order s. 733.1(1) CC x2